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P&G reinforces sustainable palm supply

The Procter & Gamble Company announced a commitment to no deforestation in its palm oil supply chain. Specific commitments include: Establish traceability of palm oil and palm kernel oil to supplier mills by December 31, 2015; Ensuring no deforestation in the palm supply chain to plantations by 2020; Working with suppliers, industry peers, NGOs, academic experts and other stakeholders to promote consistent industry standards and practices for sustainable palm oil sourcing; Continuing to support universal human rights as outlined in P&G’s existing Sustainability Guidelines for Suppliers, and to support the rights of indigenous people; Reporting annually on progress toward achieving these goals.

About Doris de Guzman

Will Green Chemistry save the world or is it hype? Doris de Guzman examines alternative processing, new technology, R&D and other sustainability initiatives aimed at preventing pollution; replacing ingredients; and using renewable feedstocks in Green Chemistry. She has been covering the oleochemicals market for 15 years and spread her beat to inorganics, biofuels and green chemistry.

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